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60 Bible Verses about Forgetting

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2 Peter 3:5

But they deliberately ignore the fact that long ago the heavens existed and the earth was formed by God's word out of water and with water,

Jeremiah 23:25-27

"I've heard what the prophets who prophesy lies in my name have said: "I had a dream; I had a dream.' How long will this go on? Is there anything in the hearts of the prophets who prophesy lies, and who prophesy from the deceit that is in their hearts? With their dreams that they relate to one another, they plan to make my people forget my name just as their ancestors forgot my name by embracing Baal.

Deuteronomy 32:15-18

Jacob dined until satisfied; Jeshurun grew fat and kicked. He grew fat, coarse, and gross, so that he abandoned the God who made him and spurned the Rock that was his salvation. They provoked him to jealousy over foreigners and to anger over detestable things. They sacrificed to demons not to the real God gods whom they didn't know, new neighbors who had recently appeared, whom your ancestors never feared.read more.
You neglected the Rock that fathered you; you abandoned God, who was awaiting your birth.

Judges 3:7

The Israelis kept on practicing evil in full view of the LORD. They forgot the LORD their God and served Canaanite male and female deities.

Jeremiah 18:15

Yet my people have forgotten me, and they burn incense to worthless idols that make them stumble in their journey on the ancient paths. They walk on trails, on a way that is not built up.

Hosea 2:13

I'll punish her for the time she has devoted to the Baals, to whom she burned incense, and for whom she put on her earrings and jewels so she could go after her lovers and forget me," declares the LORD.

Hosea 13:4-6

"I am the LORD your God from the land of Egypt, and you have known no god except for me, because except for me there is no savior. I took care of you in the wilderness, in a waterless land. As their pastures flourished, all their desires were met. As they were satiated, they became arrogant and therefore ignored me.

2 Chronicles 26:16

But after he had become strong, in his arrogance he acted corruptly and became unfaithful to the LORD his God, and he dared to enter the LORD's Temple to burn incense on the incense altar.

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, Lemuel Not for kings to drink wine or for rulers to desire liquor. Otherwise, they may drink and forget what has been ordained, perverting justice for all the oppressed.

Genesis 9:20-21

Noah, a man of the soil, was the first to plant and farm a vineyard. He drank some of the wine, got drunk, and lay down naked right in the middle of his tent.

Matthew 24:45-51

"Who, then, is the faithful and wise servant whom his master has put in charge of his household to give the others their food at the right time? How blessed is that servant whom his master finds doing this when he comes! I tell all of you with certainty, he will put him in charge of all his property.read more.
"But if that wicked servant says to himself, "My master has been delayed,' and begins to beat his fellow servants and eat and drink with the drunks, that servant's master will come on a day when he doesn't expect him and at an hour that he doesn't know. Then his master will punish him severely and assign him a place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

Luke 12:42-46

The Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful and careful servant manager whom his master will put in charge of giving all his other servants their share of food at the right time? How blessed is that servant whom his master finds doing this when he comes! I tell you with certainty, he will put him in charge of all his property. read more.
But if that servant says to himself, "My master is taking a long time to come back,' and begins to beat the other servants and to eat, drink, and get drunk, the master of that servant will come on a day when he doesn't expect him and at an hour that he doesn't know. Then his master will punish him severely and assign him a place with unfaithful people.

Genesis 41:28-31

So the message that I have for Pharaoh is that God is telling Pharaoh what he is getting ready to do. Be advised that seven years of phenomenal abundance are coming throughout all the land of Egypt, but after them seven years of famine are ahead, during which all of the abundance will be forgotten throughout the land of Egypt. The famine will ravage the land so severely that read more.
there will be no surplus in the land due to the coming famine, because it will be very severe.

Lamentations 3:17-20

You have removed peace from my life; I have forgotten what prosperity is. So I say, "My strength is gone as is my hope in the LORD." Remember my affliction and homelessness wormwood and gall!read more.
My mind keeps reflecting on it, and I become depressed.

Genesis 40:23

Despite all of this, the senior security advisor not only didn't remember Joseph, he deliberately forgot him.

Job 19:13-15

"My brothers are alienated from me; my acquaintances are estranged; my relatives have failed me; and my friends have abandoned me. Those who live in my house and my maidservants, too! treat me like a stranger; they think I'm a foreigner.

Psalm 31:11-12

I have become an object of reproach to all my enemies, especially to my neighbors. I have become an object of fear to my friends, and whoever sees me outside runs away from me. Like a dead man, I am forgotten in their thoughts like broken pottery.

Judges 2:10-13

After that whole generation had died, another generation grew up after them that was not acquainted with the LORD or with what he had done for Israel. So the Israelis practiced what the LORD considered to be evil by worshiping Canaanite deities. They abandoned the LORD God of their ancestors, who had brought them out of the land of Egypt. They followed other gods from among the gods of the nations who surrounded them. They bowed down in worship of them, and by doing so angered the LORD. read more.
As a result, they abandoned the LORD by serving both Baal and Ashtaroth.

1 Samuel 12:9-10

But they forgot the LORD their God, so he handed them over to the domination of Sisera, the commander of the army of Hazor, and into domination by the Philistines and by the king of Moab, and Israel fought against them. "Then they cried out to the LORD: "We have sinned because we have forsaken the LORD and have served the Baals and the Ashtaroth. Now deliver us from the hand of our enemies, and we will serve you.'

Psalm 78:11-20

They have forgotten what he has done, his awesome deeds that they witnessed. He performed marvelous things in the presence of their ancestors in the land of Egypt in the fields of Zoan. He divided the sea so that they were able to cross; he caused the water to stand in a single location.read more.
He led them with a cloud during the day, and during the night with light from the fire. He caused the rocks to split in the wilderness, and gave them water as from an abundant sea. He brought streams from rock, causing water to flow like a river. But time and again, they sinned against him, rebelling against the Most High in the desert. To test God was in their minds, when they demanded food to satisfy their cravings. They spoke against God by asking, "Is God able to prepare a feast in the desert? It's true that Moses struck the rock so that water flowed forth and torrents of water gushed out, but is he also able to give bread or to supply meat for his people?"

Judges 8:33-34

Later on, as soon as Gideon was dead, the Israelis again committed spiritual adultery with various Canaanite deities and appointed Baal-berith to be their god. The Israelis did not remember the LORD their God, who continually delivered them from the domination of their enemies who surrounded them on every side.

Nehemiah 9:16-17

"But they our ancestors became arrogant and stubborn, refusing to listen to your commands. They would not listen, and did not remember the miracles you did among them. Instead, they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return them to their slavery. "But you are a God of forgiveness, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, and rich in gracious love; therefore you did not abandon them.

Psalm 106:7-13

In Egypt, our ancestors neither comprehended your awesome deeds nor remembered your abundant gracious love. Instead, they rebelled beside the sea, the Reed Sea. He delivered for the sake of his name, to make his power known. He shouted at the Reed Sea and it dried up; and led them through the sea as though through a desert.read more.
He delivered them from the power of their foe; redeeming them from the power of their enemy. The water overwhelmed their enemies, so that not one of them survived. Then they believed his word and sung his praise. But they quickly forgot his deeds and did not wait for his counsel.

Psalm 50:22

Consider this, you who have forgotten God Otherwise, I will tear you in pieces and there will be no deliverer:

1 Samuel 12:9

But they forgot the LORD their God, so he handed them over to the domination of Sisera, the commander of the army of Hazor, and into domination by the Philistines and by the king of Moab, and Israel fought against them.

Isaiah 17:10-11

For you have forgotten the God of your salvation and have not remembered the Rock that is your strength. Therefore even though you plant delightful plants, sowing them with imported vine-seedlings, at the time that you plant them, carefully making them grow, the very morning you make your seed to sprout, your harvest will be ruined in a time of grief and unbearable pain."

2 Samuel 12:9

""Why did you despise what the LORD has promised by doing what is detestable in his sight? ""You struck down Uriah the Hittite with a battle sword. ""You took his wife to be your own. ""You killed him with the sword of the Ammonite army.

Psalm 106:13-15

But they quickly forgot his deeds and did not wait for his counsel. They were overwhelmed with craving in the wilderness, so God tested them in the wasteland. God granted them their request, but sent leanness into their lives.

Jeremiah 3:21

"A voice is heard on the barren heights, the weeping and pleading of the children of Israel because they have perverted their way. They have forgotten the LORD their God."

Deuteronomy 8:19-20

If you neglect the LORD your God, follow other gods, and serve and worship them, I testify to you today that you will certainly be destroyed. Just like the nations whom the LORD destroyed before you, so will you be destroyed, because you did not listen to the voice of the LORD your God."

Isaiah 65:11-12

But as for you who forsake the LORD, who forget my holy mountain, who spread a table for Fortune and fill drink offerings for Destiny, I'll consign you to the sword, and all of you will bend down for the slaughter because when I called, you didn't answer, when I spoke, you didn't listen; but you did what was evil in my sight, and chose what I took no pleasure in."

Hosea 8:14

"Israel has neglected its maker in building palaces. Judah has multiplied its fortified cities, but I will send fire to their cities, and it will consume their fortresses."

Deuteronomy 6:12

be careful not to forget the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and slavery.

Deuteronomy 8:10-14

"When you have eaten and are satisfied, bless the LORD your God for the good land that he has given you. Be careful! Otherwise, you will forget the LORD your God by failing to keep his commands, ordinances, and statutes that I'm commanding you this day. Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you have built beautiful houses and lived in them, read more.
when your cattle and oxen multiply, when your silver and gold increase, then you will become arrogant. You'll neglect the LORD your God,

2 Kings 17:35-38

and with whom the LORD had made a covenant when he gave these orders to them: "You are not to fear other gods, bow down to them, serve them, or sacrifice to them. Instead, it is to be the LORD, who brought you up from the land of Egypt, showing great power and public demonstrations of might, whom you are to fear, worship, and to whom you are to offer sacrifice. Furthermore, you are to be careful to observe forever the statutes, ordinances, law, and the commandment that he wrote for you. And you are not to fear other gods. read more.
You are not to forget the covenant that I've made with you, and you are not to fear other gods.

Psalm 42:9-10

I will ask God, my Rock, "Why have you forsaken me? Why do I go around mourning under the enemy's oppression?" Like the shattering of my bones are the taunts of my oppressors, saying to me all day long, "Where is your God?"

Psalm 44:23-24

Wake up! Why are you asleep, Lord? Get up! Don't cast us off forever! Why are you hiding your face? Why are you ignoring our affliction and oppression?

Mark 15:34

At three o'clock, Jesus cried out with a loud voice, "Eloi, eloi, lema sabachthani?" (which means, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?")

Isaiah 44:21

"Remember these things, Jacob, Israel, for you are my servant. I have formed you; you are a servant to me. Israel, you must not mislead me.

Isaiah 49:15-16

"Can a woman forget her nursing child, or have no compassion for the child of her womb? Even these mothers may forget; But as for me, I'll never forget you! Look! I've inscribed you on the palms of my hands, and your walls are forever before me.

Philippians 3:13-15

Brothers, I do not consider myself to have embraced it yet. But this one thing I do: Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I keep pursuing the goal to win the prize of God's heavenly call in the Messiah Jesus. Therefore, those of us who are mature should think this way. And if you think differently about anything, God will show you how to think.

Psalm 78:40-42

How they rebelled against him in the desert, grieving him in the wilderness! They tested God again and again, provoking the Holy One of Israel. They did not remember his power the day he delivered them from their adversary,

Micah 7:19

He will again show us compassion; he will subdue our iniquities. You will hurl all their sins into the deepest sea.

Psalm 88:11-13

Can your gracious love be declared in the grave or your faithfulness in Abaddon? Can your awesome deeds be known in darkness or your righteousness in the land of oblivion? As for me, I cry out to you LORD, and in the morning my prayer greets you.

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Forgetting » The reward for forgetting the lord

Isaiah 65:11-15

But as for you who forsake the LORD, who forget my holy mountain, who spread a table for Fortune and fill drink offerings for Destiny, I'll consign you to the sword, and all of you will bend down for the slaughter because when I called, you didn't answer, when I spoke, you didn't listen; but you did what was evil in my sight, and chose what I took no pleasure in." Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "See, my servants will eat, but you'll go hungry; my servants will drink, but you'll go thirsty; my servants will rejoice, but you'll be put to shame. read more.
My servants will sing in gladness of heart, but you'll cry for help from anguish of heart, and you'll howl from brokenness of spirit. You'll leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord GOD will put you to death permanently.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed because they lack knowledge of me. Because you rejected that knowledge, I will reject you as a priest for me. Since you forget the Law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Jeremiah 18:13-17

"Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "Ask the nations. Who has ever heard of anything like this? You have done a most horrible thing, virgin Israel. Does the snow of Lebanon ever vanish from its rocky slopes? Or does the cold water from a foreign land ever cease to flow? Yet my people have forgotten me, and they burn incense to worthless idols that make them stumble in their journey on the ancient paths. They walk on trails, on a way that is not built up. read more.
They make their land into a desolate place, an object of lasting scorn. All who pass by will be appalled and will shake their heads. "Like the east wind, I'll scatter them before the enemy. I'll show them my back and not my face, on the day of their downfall.'"

Deuteronomy 8:19-20

If you neglect the LORD your God, follow other gods, and serve and worship them, I testify to you today that you will certainly be destroyed. Just like the nations whom the LORD destroyed before you, so will you be destroyed, because you did not listen to the voice of the LORD your God."

Deuteronomy 32:17-24

They sacrificed to demons not to the real God gods whom they didn't know, new neighbors who had recently appeared, whom your ancestors never feared. You neglected the Rock that fathered you; you abandoned God, who was awaiting your birth. The LORD saw it and became jealous, provoked by his sons and daughters. read more.
So he said: "Let me hide my face from them. I will observe what their end will be, because they are a perverted generation, children within whom there is no loyalty. They provoked me to jealousy over non-gods, and to be angry over their vanity. Now I'll provoke them to jealousy over a non-people; and over a foolish nation I'll provoke them to anger. For a fire breaks out in my anger burning to the deepest part of the afterlife, consuming the earth and its produce and igniting the foundations of the mountains. I'll bury them in misfortunes and bring them to an end with my arrows. Emaciated from famine, feverish from plague, and destroyed by bitterness, I'll send fanged beasts against them, along with poisonous snakes that glide through the dust.

Forgetting » What the lord will forget

Micah 7:18-20

Is there any God like you, forgiving iniquity, passing over transgressions by the survivors who are your heritage? He is not angry forever, because he delights in gracious love. He will again show us compassion; he will subdue our iniquities. You will hurl all their sins into the deepest sea. You will remain true to Jacob, and merciful to Abraham, as you promised our ancestors long ago.

Hebrews 8:10-12

For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after that time, declares the Lord: I will put my laws in their minds and write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. Never again will everyone teach his neighbor or his brother by saying, "Know the Lord,' because all of them will know me, from the least important to the most important. For I will be merciful regarding their wrong deeds, and I will never again remember their sins."

Isaiah 38:16-17

"My Lord is against them, yet they live, and among all of them who live is his spirit. Now you have restored me to health, so let me live! Yes, it was for my own good that I suffered extreme anguish. But in love you have held back my life from the Pit in which it has been confined; you have tossed all my sins behind your back.

Isaiah 43:16-25

This is what the LORD says who makes a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters, who brings out chariots and horsemen, and armies and warriors at the same time. They lay there, never to rise again, extinguished, snuffed out like a candle: "Don't remember the former things; don't dwell on things past. read more.
Watch! I'm about to carry out something new! And now it's springing up don't you recognize it? I'm making a way in the wilderness and paths in the desert. Wild animals, jackals, and owls will honor me because I provide water in the desert and streams in the wilderness to give drink to my people, my chosen ones, the people whom I formed for myself and so that they may speak my praise." "And yet you didn't call upon me, Jacob; indeed, you are tired of me, Israel! You haven't brought me your sheep for a burnt offering, nor have you honored me with your sacrifices, nor have you made meal offerings for me yet I have not tired you about incense! You haven't bought me sweet cane with money, nor have you satisfied me with the fat of your sacrifices. You have only burdened me with your sins and made me tired with your iniquities. "I, I am the one who blots out your transgression for my own sake, and I'll remember your sins no more.

Jeremiah 31:33-34

"Rather, this is the covenant that I'll make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD. "I'll put my Law within them and will write it on their hearts. I'll be their God and they will be my people. No longer will a person teach his neighbor or his relative: "Know the LORD.' Instead, they'll all know me, from the least to the greatest of them," declares the LORD. "Indeed, I'll forgive their iniquity, and I'll remember their sin no more."

More verses: Hebrews 10:16-18

Forgetting » Those that forget the lord

Isaiah 65:11-15

But as for you who forsake the LORD, who forget my holy mountain, who spread a table for Fortune and fill drink offerings for Destiny, I'll consign you to the sword, and all of you will bend down for the slaughter because when I called, you didn't answer, when I spoke, you didn't listen; but you did what was evil in my sight, and chose what I took no pleasure in." Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "See, my servants will eat, but you'll go hungry; my servants will drink, but you'll go thirsty; my servants will rejoice, but you'll be put to shame. read more.
My servants will sing in gladness of heart, but you'll cry for help from anguish of heart, and you'll howl from brokenness of spirit. You'll leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord GOD will put you to death permanently.

Job 8:11-18

"Can papyrus grow where there's no marsh? Can reeds flourish without water? While they are still green and not yet ready to be harvested, they wither before any plant. Such are the paths of everyone who forgets God the hope of the godless will be destroyed: read more.
his confidence is shattered; his trust is in a spider's web. He leans against his house, but it won't stand; he grabs hold of it firmly, but it doesn't last. He is a fresh sapling planted in the sunlight, spreading out its branches over its garden. Its roots weave around a pile of stones, seeking to entrench itself among the rocks. If he is uprooted from his place, then it will deny him: "I never saw you.'

Psalm 50:16-22

As for the wicked, God says, "How dare you recite my statutes or speak about my covenant with your lips! You hate instruction and toss my words behind you. When you see a thief, you befriend him, and you keep company with adulterers. read more.
You give your mouth free reign for evil, and your tongue devises deceit. You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son. These things you did, and I kept silent, because you assumed that I was like you. But now I am going to rebuke you, and I will set forth my case before your very own eyes." Consider this, you who have forgotten God Otherwise, I will tear you in pieces and there will be no deliverer:

Jeremiah 50:5-6

They'll ask the way to Zion, turning their faces in that direction. They'll come and join themselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that won't be forgotten. My people have become lost sheep. Their shepherds have led them astray, turning them toward the mountains. They go from mountain to hill. They have forgotten their resting place.

Forgetting » What shall be forgotten

Isaiah 65:11-17

But as for you who forsake the LORD, who forget my holy mountain, who spread a table for Fortune and fill drink offerings for Destiny, I'll consign you to the sword, and all of you will bend down for the slaughter because when I called, you didn't answer, when I spoke, you didn't listen; but you did what was evil in my sight, and chose what I took no pleasure in." Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "See, my servants will eat, but you'll go hungry; my servants will drink, but you'll go thirsty; my servants will rejoice, but you'll be put to shame. read more.
My servants will sing in gladness of heart, but you'll cry for help from anguish of heart, and you'll howl from brokenness of spirit. You'll leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord GOD will put you to death permanently. Then whoever takes an oath by the God of faithfulness, and whoever takes an oath in the land, will swear by the God of faithfulness, because the former troubles are forgotten and are hidden from my eyes. Take notice! I'm about to create new heavens and a new earth; the former things won't be remembered, nor will they come to mind.

Forgetting » Who shall be forgotten

Job 24:13-20

"Then there are those who rebel against the light; they are not acquainted with its ways; and they don't stay on its course. The murderer rises at dawn to kill the poor and needy; at night, he is like a thief. The adulterer watches for twilight, saying, "No eye is watching me' while he veils his face. read more.
They break into houses in the dark; during the day they remained sealed in. They don't know daylight. As a group, deep darkness is their morning time; fear that lives in darkness is their friend." "They remain only a short time on the water's surface; their inheritance will be cursed in the land; no one will work in their vineyards. As drought and heat evaporate melting snow, that's what Sheol does with sinners. The womb will forget them. Maggots will find them to be a delicacy! They won't be remembered anymore, their iniquity will be cut to pieces like firewood.

Forgetting » The nations that forget God

Psalm 9:17

The wicked will turn back to where the dead are all the nations that have forgotten God.

Topics on Forgetting

Forgetting God

5;4;9

Only guard yourselves carefully so you won't forget the things that you saw and let them slip from your mind for the rest of your life. Tell them to your children and to your grandchildren.

Forgetting People

1;40;23

Despite all of this, the senior security advisor not only didn't remember Joseph, he deliberately forgot him.

Forgetting Things

1;27;45

After that happens and he has forgotten what you've done to him, I'll send for you so you can return from there. Why should I be bereaved of you both in one day?"

God Forgetting

19;10;11

The wicked say to themselves, "God has forgotten, he has hidden his face, he will never see it."

Not Forgetting

5;31;21

Then, when many evils and troubles will have come upon them, this song will serve as a witness against them, since their descendants won't fail to sing it. I know the plan that they are devising even before I bring them into the land that I promised them by an oath."

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